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civilization

a group if people who live in a complex, organized society within a culture

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fertile

rich

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plain

a flat area of land

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plateau

and area of high, flat land

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irrigation

a system for watering crops

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city-state

a city with its own form of government, villages, and traditions

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region

an area of land with common physical features

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artisan

a crafts person

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fertile crescent

a curved region with rich soil in the middle east where one of the first civilizations

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Mesopotamia

a area of flat land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers where one of the first civilizations formed

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Uruk

a large Sumerian city-state in Mesopotamia

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Kish

an early city state in Mesopotamia

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Lagish

an early city state in Mesopotamia

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Nippur

an early city state in Mesopotamia

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Umma

an early city state in Mesopotamia

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Ur

an early city state in Mesopotamia